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Ms. Gordon from Alameda CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Materials to Support All Learners

My students need flexible learning supports such as seating options, pencil grips, write and wipe pockets, storage boxes, tote bags, earmuffs, clipboards, and privacy partitions.

  • $668 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at an innovative arts-integrated public school where students are encouraged to inquire about the world around them. My school offers a looping program where students stay with the same teacher for two years. My current group is moving with me from Kindergarten to 1st grade. This will mean some incredible developmental leaps in reading, writing, and critical thinking. My students are an inspiring group of problem-solvers who have a wide range of academic and social needs. They have worked incredibly hard to become strong learners who support each other in a variety of ways.

In our classroom we have a big focus on building community through social-emotional tools, play, and of course with art!

In Kindergarten, we had a challenging, but rewarding year of creating a strong classroom family. I look forward to building on that this year: strengthening connections, exploring new things, and filling our room with love and joy for learning. My classroom is not afraid to make mistakes and explore their full range of creativity.

My Project

I have an incredibly diverse group of learning modalities in my classroom and they are in need of more materials that better suit their specific needs. My students know that everyone learns differently and that we work together to better understand our own needs and also support each other. As I better understand what my students need in order to focus on our learning and be successful, I am finding a need for more differentiated materials to meet these needs.

Every student deserves the opportunity to learn in ways that promote self-confidence and grow their strengths.

By adding more flexible materials to our classroom, I hope to support students through their struggles and successes. I have a number of students with noise-sensitivity, sensory needs, and fine-motor needs. We are in need of more flexible seating for the rug, noise-cancelling headphones, privacy boards, and pencil grips to help with our sensory needs. Many of my students also benefit from working at the carpet when needed so we are looking to have clipboards and dry-erase sleeves. We are also starting to get more organized in 1st grade, so my students need canvas bags to store all their materials for targeted reading instruction.

I know that all of my students can be successful and I can't wait to better support their varied learning needs!

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Ms. Gordon
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ALPS Mountaineering Weekender Seat (Steel Blue) • Amazon Business $14.97 10 $149.70
Trade Quest Plastic Clipboard Opaque Color Letter Size Low Profile Clip (Pack of 6) (Sea Green) • Amazon Business $14.45 5 $72.25
Dr.meter Kids Noise Reduction Earmuffs with 27 NRR Hearing Protection Earmuffs for Shooting Sleeping and Studying, Green-2 Packs • Amazon Business $17.99 4 $71.96
JJ689 - Privacy Partition - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
GG379 - Reusable Write & Wipe Pockets - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.50 1 $59.50
Set of 25 (twenty five) Natural Cotton Canvas Tote Bags! Blank Art Craft Supply Book Print Bulk Lot School! Blank goods • Amazon Business $49.95 1 $49.95
GR117 - Pencil Grips - Pack of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 1 $21.99

Materials cost

$485.33

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$44.41

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$567.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$100.06

Total project goal

$667.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$667.08

10 Donors

-$599.44

Donations toward project cost

-$524.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.92

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.64

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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